Danube MBA, M.B.A.

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  • 24 months
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The Danube MBA offers a general management education and prepares for a career in management. Prospective Managers have the possibility to acquire the necessary economic know-how.


The Danube MBA program provides a sound understanding of the economic, social and political environment within managers operate.
The core modules of the Danube MBA program focus on the basic processes and tools of general management. The main emphasis is put on Managerial Accounting, Organizational Behavior & Leadership, Human Resource Management, Managerial Economics, European and International Business Law, Corporate Finance, Marketing and Project Management.
The specialized modules can be attended either in the program of Danube University Krems or at a partner university abroad. The modules in Krems concentrate on Financial Management and Business Planning, Strategic Management and International Business, Business Environment and Information Systems.
The Danube MBA program is accredited by FIBAA.
The master's thesis, supervised by a faculty adviser, is the culmination of the program. The preparation course in scientific methods and presentation techniques will assist the MBA students in the process of writing the thesis.

Programme Structure

Module 1

Organizational Behavior / Human Resource Management

The first module of the Danube MBA program is dedicated to teambuilding within the group of participants. Different techniques of teambuilding, leadership and process development within an enterprise are also introduced. The module further concentrates on the current methods and instruments of the modern personnel management. Module 2

Managerial Accounting

The accounting system is essential for the preparation of corporate decisions. The techniques of the internal and external orientated accounting are taught, emphasizing conceptual questions so that participants recognize the informative value and objective of accounting. Module 3

Managerial Economics

A managers tasks involve decisions about how to direct scarce resources in the way that most efficiently achieves a managerial goal. In order to be able to make such decisions a manager must understand how a modern economy functions and know the theory of markets and prices, competitive strategies and managerial optimization methods. Module 4

European & International Business Law

The basics of the legal regulations relevant for managers and companies are taught in this module. As a consequence of the European Union internal market and the international interdependency, a knowledge of European and international economic law is essential for managers. Module 5

Marketing & PR / Project Management

Marketing, a central task of management, requires a knowledge of product, price, distribution and communication policy. This module teaches marketing methods, tools and concepts as well as the basics of communication science, public relations and advertising. The course on project management will provide participants with the necessary tools for conducting all types of projects efficiently and successfully. Module 6

Corporate Finance

Procurement and management of capital is a central task of business administration. This module provides a fundamental knowledge of the analysis and management of assets and liabilities structure, the assessment of investments, the feasibility of raising capital, the optimization of company funding and financial and security analysis.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description

      5 semesters, part time

  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

An academic degree (all academic degrees in Austria, all domestic and foreign master´s and bachelor´s degrees, and diplomas from universities for applied sciences) and adequate knowledge of the English language are required.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 10450 International
  • EUR 10450 EU/EEA

EUR 20,900 plus EUR 950 for course materials


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